More than 3
Only Child Female
Only Child Male
Advanced Degree (JD, MBA, PhD)
SIngle (not dating)
Living with someone
In a committed relationship
Agnostic (believe in god, not organized religion)
In a large urban area
Suburban - close to a major metropolitan area
Rural / Country
Playing with dolls / action figures
Playing board games
Drawing / painting
Unstructured play with friends
Yes and often. I made a lot of money doing it.
Once or twice. It wasn't for me.
My parents totally enjoyed having kids.
There were good times and bad, but kids made the good times better.
My parents did not look like they were having fun at all.
There were good times and bad, but kids made things worse.
Seemed distant at times.
Slightly harder than average
Slightly easier than average
Neither parent ever missed an event.
At least one parent attended most events.
Both parents attended the major events like graduation.
One parent attended less than half of all events.
Always a struggle to get parents involved.
More freedom than their peers with children
Less freedom than their peers with children
The same amount of freedom as everyone else.
Not so important
No maternal instinct at all. You ask the waiter for a new table if a child is seated near you.
A little bit. You cringe if someone asks if you want to hold their baby, and you give it back as soon as possible.
A little below average. You dont go out of your way to be around children and you
A little above average. You like kids and have fun when you're near them, but you dont go out of your way to be around them.
Strong. You like kids and generally enjoy your time being with then, even if they belong to someone else.
Very strong maternal instinct. You love kids and like to be around them.
Have them move in with me.
Play an active role in managing their retirement.
Put them in a nursing home
Not my problem
Travel to an exotic desitination.
Curl up on the couch with a good book.
Finish the to-do list around the house.
Relax and do nothing.
Work from home to get a head start on next week.
Explore interesting places near your home.
0 - $5,000
$5,000 - $10,000
$10,000 - $15,000
$15,000 - $20,000
$20,000 - $25,000
It doesn't matter. I will make it work.
Buy a new car.
Pay off debt.